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This isn't uplifting, but it's what's on my mind. We live in a violent country – a nation with a heart of darkness. A sickness flows – fear and anger and hate. We pray for Boston and Newtown ...
|Des Moines Register Taken Over by Fox News
There is something profoundly disturbing when the endorsement of one of America's most respected newspapers boils down to a Fox News view of the world with all it's contorted logic and bizarre faith ...
|Obama Will Win Reelection
It's going to be close and GOTV is going to matter A LOT. But, Obama has a few very clear and viable paths to victory and Romney has just one path -- he must win Ohio, a state Obama has maintained ...
|Top 10 Things Obama and Biden Must Say in Their Debates
Debates, like political campaigns, are zero-sum games. One person wins, the other loses. That's the way it works. So, even though I don't think Obama had as bad a debate as all the pundits think, ...
|The Lying Rotten Republicans
On Monday morning's CNBC Squawk Box, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson complained that our federal government spends 25% of our GDP today and that 100 years ago it was 2% -- evidence, he said, that we ...
|GOP Goal: Bankrupt America
Actually, I'm not sure it's a goal as much as it's merely a logical consequence of their deranged view of government's proper role in managing the affairs of a modern country. The debate (AKA: ...
|I Flat Out Don't Get It
Americans overwhelmingly support raising taxes on the rich to help make up the budget deficit. Americans overwhelmingly oppose dramatic cuts to Medicare and Social Security, especially if ...
|Can Anyone Explain This?
Simple question: Why has President Obama not made jobs and the economy THE central focus of his presidency? Yes, I realize that a president needs to be able to do more than one ...
|Crazy Idea to Get America Going Again
I know there is no chance in hell anything like this could ever pass, but work with me for a second. What if instead of talking around the clock about our national deficit crisis, our political ...
|Wrong Debate, Worst Time
Echoing many sentiments expressed throughout the Kos community, but just to add my feelings of complete frustration and anger at the failure of our political institutions to deal with basic reality ...
|You Can Solve the Deficit without Touching Medicare or Social Security
One of the biggest lies in our current debate about our national deficit "crisis" is that this is a spending problem, not a revenue problem. That Republicans have successfully framed the debate ...
|Why America Is Dying
Let me start with the positive: There are still caring, passionate, intelligent, and sane Americans in our public square -- All you need to do is spend an afternoon reading Kos diaries and watching ...
|10 Wealthiest Could Solve State Deficits
I'm not saying this is the best way to deal with the state budget deficits. I'm not saying this is my advice or policy prescription. But, to put the so-called state budget crises in context with ...
|Spending Isn't the Problem
Conservatives are winning the national debate over the federal deficit for one simple reason -- they have succeeded in inaccurately framing the deficit problem as a spending problem. Every budget ...
|Logic and Reason are Dead
Glenn Beck turns out let's be generous and say 100,000 last week on the Mall. He gives an incoherent speech about faith and God and America and the trouble we're in. The crowd praises the Lord ...
|Will GOP Survive 2010?
The conventional wisdom and chattering class pundits seem to agree that Republicans are poised to win back one or both houses of Congress. And normally in politics a win is a win. But, given what ...
|Reflections from Summer Vacation
I regret to say that I live inside the Beltway and work for an environmental nonprofit. While there is no real shame in either of these two facts, they do make me very much unlike most people in ...
|What's the 2010 Message?
Hello, Team Obama? Hope you don't mind if I ask a question. Not sure you've noticed, but we have mid-term elections coming up and things are not looking good. Yes, the economy stinks. Yes, major ...
|Message to Team Obama: Get Your Sh*t Together
My first post on Daily Kos a couple of weeks ago was The Astonishing Lameness of Barack ...
|Obama's Birthplace is Beyond "Doubt"
Our pathetic national media just drive me crazy sometimes. CNN.com runs the headline: "CNN Poll: Quarter doubt Obama was born in U.S." NYTimes.com's The Caucus blog uses: "On ...
|Obama's Afghanistan Plan
Yesterday, I posted my three serious questions about our Afghanistan strategy : 1) Are the ...
|3 Serious Questions on Afghanistan
Like many of you, America's military escalation in Afghanistan has been very troubling to me. More of our soldiers are dying. More Afghans are dying. More money is being spent. More uncertainty ...
|How Hard Will It Be to Balance Our Budget?
Answer: REALLY F'ING HARD! I stumbled across this really cool website that lets you play with the budget on the revenue and expenditure ...
|Taxes, Our Founders, and the Tea Party
Updated from original post on samtparry.com . The more I've tried to understand the substance of the Tea Party ...
|The Big Picture of Gulf Coast Disaster
New video reveals the big picture of the Gulf Coast disaster -- 150 years of development and wetland destruction. And we're all responsible.
|Which of These GOP Senate Seats Do You Most Want to Win?
Depending on which pollster/election analyst you use to help you prognosticate the state of play for the 2010 elections, there are up to a half dozen Republican Senate seats in play this cycle. ...
|Are Republicans a Danger to Democracy?
This will (hopefully) be a kumbaya post. My first two entries, The Astonishing Lameness of ...
|Deadly Folly of Climate Inaction
Yesterday, I slipped a glancing impeachment reference into my post on The Astonishing Lameness of Barack Obama , saying:
|The Astonishing Lameness of Barack Obama
Originally posted at www.samtparry.com . Man, that's a harsh headline. But I have to tell you that is ...
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